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April 23, 1970 - April 2, 2018

According to his wishes, cremation will take place and there will be a memorial service in remembrance of Rick at Freshwater Church in Paw Paw, Michigan located at 600 East Michigan Avenue in Paw Paw, on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 1 p.m., with a luncheon to follow.

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Age 47, passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018 surrounded by his family. He was born on April 23, 1970 in Livonia, Michigan. Rick was the son of Richard Doody and Patricia Gantz. Rick had a passion for his vocation as a respiratory therapist at Bronson Methodist Hospital and was blessed with a family of coworkers who loved and supported him. He graduated from Marshall High School and earned his Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Rick had many loves in his life, but the greatest was his children, Jakob and Abby. He had many hobbies, including restoring antiques and photography. He also loved plants and collecting rocks. Rich was preceded in death by his father, Richard Doody II as well as his grandparents. He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Patricia Gantz of Kalamazoo and his children, Jakob Doody of Kalamazoo and his daughter Abigail Doody of Paw Paw, his brother, Tim Doody of Paw Paw, his nephew Tim Dix of Battle Creek, Michigan, and his loving Aunt Dianne, Aunt Denise and cherished cousins Jamie and Melissa.